CTV News - Top Stories Mosul siege extends ISIS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at risk 2017-05-27T02:39:25.000000000-04:00 Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on the remaining pockets of territory held by the Islamic State group in Mosul, inching toward a victory that U.S.-led coalition officials say is "only a matter of time." Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on Portland train: police 2017-05-27T01:22:06.000000000-04:00 Two people died Friday and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim, one of whom was wearing a hijab, police said. Firefighters rescue bobcat kittens while battling Calgary blaze 2017-05-27T01:13:00.000000000-04:00 Calgary firefighters made an unexpected rescue when they were battling a house fire in the city's southwest. Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing 2017-05-27T01:02:00.000000000-04:00 Sri Lanka's government says the death toll from Friday's floods and mudslides has risen to 100 with 99 others missing, as security forces and residents stepped up search and rescue operations. B.C. political parties very close to reaching deal, Green leader says 2017-05-26T20:42:00.000000000-04:00 Green Leader Andrew Weaver says he's very close to making a deal with either the Liberals and the New Democrats on forming a new minority government in British Columbia. Nanos survey: Canadians' view of Conservative race 2017-05-26T17:08:00.000000000-04:00 A new poll suggests half of Canadians can’t decide which of the 13 Conservative leadership candidates would make the best prime minister. Surviving Dionne quintuplets want childhood home protected 2017-05-26T08:40:00.000000000-04:00 In a rare interview, the two surviving members of Canada’s Dionne quintuplets tell CTV News they hope the federal government will provide funding to preserve their famous place of birth. Mail carrier didn't feel 'comfortable' performing CPR on unresponsive woman 2017-05-26T08:20:00.000000000-04:00 A routine day of mail deliveries turned into a tense situation for a Canada Post employee in Winnipeg this week, when the carrier discovered an unresponsive woman while on his mail route and chose not to offer her CPR. At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt 2017-05-26T07:23:00.000000000-04:00 Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and Egypt responded by launching airstrikes against what it said were militant training bases in Libya. Conservative leadership contenders make final pitches for votes 2017-05-26T07:22:00.000000000-04:00 The last time Conservative party faithful gathered en masse in Toronto it was to hear from former leader and prime minister Stephen Harper. On Friday, they met in the same location, this time to hear from the 13 people vying to replace him.